With its sharp talons, powerful beak and 7-foot wingspan, the golden eagle is one of Arizona's fiercest and most imposing birds of prey. It's no match, however, for the rotating blades of turbines in wind farms.Read More »
STAR VALLEY – Under the shade of soaring Ponderosa pines, a young frog wriggles free from a man’s hand and swims across a muddy pool. “There he goes – number 10,000,” says Mike Sredl, who coordinates the Arizona Game and ...Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission declined to discipline Democratic superintendent candidate Jason Williams over allegations that he raised more money from family members than allowed under campaign finance rules.Read More »
Doug Ducey reported spending $581,000 on the Republican primary for state treasurer, more than any state-level candidate except for Buz Mills' defunct gubernatorial campaign.
Ducey, the former CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, spent $100,000 in the week before the Aug. 10 trigger report was submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office. Partly due to the spate of television ads he's aired, Ducey has spent more than every state treasurer candidate from the past two election cycles combined in his four-way primary.
A judge ruled that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio can continue running campaign ads that attack attorney general candidate Tom Horne.Read More »
The Secretary of State will accept pro and con arguments regarding a proposal that seeks to guarantee people's right to a secret ballot in forming a union.Read More »
In the wake of three convicted murderers' escape from a private prison in northern Arizona, Attorney General Terry Goddard slammed Gov. Jan Brewer for cutting the Department of Corrections' budget.Read More »
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas will not get a day before the Arizona Supreme Court.Read More »
Ken Rozen, a longtime policy advisor and legislative liaison to the state Land Department and Corporation Commission, died July 23. He was 56.Read More »
Macho B is gone, but his spirit may live on in a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Silver City, N.M.-based Center for Biological Diversity on July 26 took its first steps toward a lawsuit against the federal agency for issuing a permit to the Arizona Game & Fish Department that it said could lead to the incidental capture and death of other wild jaguars.Read More »